January 25, 2005
Ultra-realistic binaural surround sound in ordinary headsets is being developed by researchers at the University of York and the University of Sydney.
The subtle distortions to sound caused by the head and ear shapes of the listener normally account for the perception of 3D location of sound.
The scientists use “spatial filters” to artifically create these distortions. They envisage booths where customers can have the shape of their… read more